Crafting clogs

The original craftsmanship

The Craft:



Pictures from the old shoebox

'Klompen Dirk'
To the left my father and teacher.
On the right my mother.


The finishing touch is made to the mobile wooden shoe workshop which is called "From log to wooden shoe". Once a theme for the yearly harvest parade in Kronenberg, Limburg, Holland.
Almost finished
Through the streets

The parade

Gereedschap Gereedschap

All tools collected
The following pictures were taken during a demonstration wooden shoe making in the late '80ties. As you can see, the profession of the wooden shoe maker means hard labour. Click on the thumbnail of your choice to view the enlarged photo.

And also explaining several things in-between.